Permit Patrol: 5 October 2015

Aertson's retail space, Google gets going, Bellevue Mall coming down, and more...
Oct 5, 2015 6:50 AM

Report calls for big action on regional transit connections

Middle Tennessee leaders need to get to work on expanding transit options for the region's suburbanites, according to a new report from the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee. Says RTA CEO Steve Bland: "If you believe we’re going to grow by a million people, tweaks — small improvements, short-term improvements — aren’t going to be anywhere near enough to maintain the quality of life that we’re used to here."

Tony Gonzalez at WPLN has the story and the report is available here.

SEE ALSO: Tracking our transit future from our new Boom magazine

Oct 2, 2015 7:38 AM

From trash to tree-heavy treasure

Riverfront Park shines with greenery, amphitheater
Sep 20, 2015 11:20 AM
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Motorist-mad Madison made for makeover

Gallatin Pike stretch through Village offers civic planning opportunity
Sep 20, 2015 10:35 AM
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A split decision

Will Metro one day decide to improve the V at 70 and 100?
Sep 20, 2015 10:30 AM
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Living anything but large

Can tiny houses gain traction in Nashville?
Sep 20, 2015 9:25 AM
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Tracking our transit future

Chamber, area advocates foresee various options for funding future system
Sep 20, 2015 9:24 AM

Google Fiber adds satellite cities

Google Fiber officials said this week that they have added a number of Nashville's satellite cities to their buildout plans. The satellite cities were not initially part of the tech giant's plans to put enough fiber in Middle Tennessee ground "to go from here to Canada and back." Google wasn't all that interested in dealing with more than one Davidson County government entity but has since then run feasibility studies to satisfy its questions.

Sep 17, 2015 12:07 PM

Another dividend boost for Delek Logistics

The board of Delek Logistics Partners has again voted to hike the company's quarterly dividend. Shareholders of record on Aug. 6 will receive 55 cents per limited partner unit, up from 53 cents. That amount is 16 percent higher than the payout of a year ago. Based on Monday's Delek Logistics closing price of $38.35 (Ticker: DKL), the new payout would lift the venture's yield to more than 5.7 percent.

Jul 28, 2015 8:46 AM

Zayo adding fiber to local tower network

Colorado-based telecom infrastructure company Zayo Group says it is investing $39 million to add 147 cell towers to its Nashville-area fiber network. The move is built on the back of a 20-year contract Zayo has signed with an unnamed wireless service provider. It will nearly quadruple the length of Zayo's local network to 470 miles.

Jul 23, 2015 7:07 AM